The Young and the Restless recasting a popular heroine… a General Hospital villain says goodbye… and another baby on the way for one Bold and the Beautiful actor. .. Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub Weekly news wrap.
The Young and the Restless: Summer Swap?
Is it the end of the line for Hunter King as Genoa City’s beloved Summer Newman? The Young and the Restless has reportedly put out a casting call for the popular character.
Speaking of King, she’s currently off filming her next project. The actress is set to appear in a Top Dead Center Films Untitled Thriller as a character named Jael Jones.
Devastated by the senseless death of a young man named Eddie Ornelas, Michelle Stafford (Phyllis, Y&R) decided to get involved and help a community heal. You can read all about it here at Soap Hub weekly news.
New Role for GH Alumna
Former GH star Kelsey Wang, who played Dawn of Day’s Daisy, has landed her next gig, and it’s on the top-rated CBS soap, Y&R. Here are the details.
A Sad Goodbye
Y&R alumna Loren Lott (ex-Ana) suffered a sad loss. Her beloved grandmother passed away, and she posted a special tribute to her.
General Hospital: Villain Says Goodbye
Wes Ramsey spoke out about his departure and demise as General Hospital villain Peter August. Meanwhile, co-star Finola Hughes (Anna) thanked the actor for always bringing his “A-game” during his run on the soap.
Meanwhile, GH has finally cast a new Jordan Ashford. Tanisha Harper will be taking over the pivotal role according to Soap Hub weekly news.
GH Pals Reconnect
General Hospital’s Maurice Benard (Sonny) played host to Rif Hutton (ex-Lenny) on this week’s episode of his video podcast, State Of Mind. The pair reflected back on the great times they had to work together.
This week’s Soap Hub guest on the subject of wellness was GH’s Dominic Zamprogna (Dante). The actor shared his thoughts on meditation.
The Bold and the Beautiful: Baby on the Way
The Bold and the Beautiful’s Tanner Novlan (Finn) and his wife Kayla Ewell (ex-Caitlin) shared some happy news. They’re expecting their second child, a son. However, Novlan had some sad news to share, too: his grandmother, Bea, passed away.
Krista Allen (Taylor) doesn’t necessarily approve of Taylor being Ridge’s fallback plan on B&B. In fact, when conversing with a woman who’s going through a similar situation, Allen doled out some sage advice.
Days of our Lives: The Word Game
Wally Kurth (Justin) revealed the long ago Days of our Lives scene that made him resort to a teleprompter. Check out what he had to say about the arduous courtroom scene.
Soap Hub Weekly News: In Other Projects
Victoria Rowell (ex-Drucilla, Y&R) is headed back to CBS. The actress has nabbed a role in the new primetime series, Good Sam.
GH Universe Meets The Whoniverse
Emma Samms (ex-Holly, GH) has joined the voice cast of Big Finish’s The Companion Chronicles: The Second Doctor – Volume 3. It’s an audio series spinoff of Britain’s premier science fiction TV program, Doctor Who.
Sharing and Caring
Emme Rylan (ex-Lulu, GH) posted some adorable footage of her daughter Dakota on Instagram. The 4-year-old delivered a sweet message about sharing at Soap Hub weekly news.